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US-Iran Relations / Illegal Arms Trade #381472

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 14, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Results of year-long CBS and "New York Times" investigation into illegal arms trade with Iran featured; scenes shown of US aircraft and missiles, and of events in Iran. Alleged ties to Iran of Canadian-Iranian businessman Dr. Reza Akrami investigated; alleged swap of arms for drugs mentioned. [AKRAMI - denies visit to San Francisco and acquaintance with informant Ibrahim Hamidi; changes story when he sees pictures; acknowledges faxes from former Iranian government official Sultanipour but denies he was serious about an arms deal.]

Rather, Dan

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